If sensuality were happiness, beasts were happier than men; but human felicity is lodged in the soul, not in the flesh.
The spiritualization of sensuality is called love: it is a great triumph over Christianity.
The profoundest of all sensualities is the sense of truth and the next deepest sensual experience is the sense of justice.
The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.
To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the breaking of bread.
To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self.
I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
Women are now more comfortable with themselves and their bodies-they no longer feel the need to hide behind their clothes.
I love feeling the crispness of fall and the sensuality of spring.
The body is an instrument which only gives off music when it is used as a body.
Today, fashion is really about sensuality-how a woman feels on the inside. In the '80s women used suits with exaggerated shoulders and waists to make a strong impression. Women are now more comfortable with themselves and their bodies-they no longer feel the need to hide behind their clothes.
Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character.
Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy.
Sensual love deceives one as to the nature of heavenly love; it could not do so alone, but since it unconsciously has the element of heavenly love within it, it can do so.
Sensual excess drives out pity in man.
If sensuality be our only happiness we ought to envy the brutes, for instinct is a surer, shorter, safer guide to such happiness than reason.
Sensuality without love is a sin; love without sensuality is worse than a sin.